Children shine brightly during HEAL Silver Jubilee party at Paradise Village

HEAL Paradise took on true village proportions as more than 800 guests, visitors, staff and children arrived in little Thotapalli village, Andhra Pradesh, for two days of celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of HEAL charity. Sports, arts, science, culture, pageantry, colour and excitement… the HEAL Day Silver Jubilee party had it all! Children from […]

Community out in force as Diwali Dhamaka event raises Au$12,000 for HEAL

THE Gold Coast community in Australia have once again come together and raised Au$12,000 for HEAL from the Diwali Dhamaka event organised by Dr Ashok Chauhan and HEAL Australia director Vahini Panda. The event took place on October 7, 2017, and was a grand success with 400 people in attendance. There were classical and contemporary […]

HEAL children’s successes come thick and fast

HEAL students have been demonstrating their potential with a number of prize-winning performances recently. Two senior boys at HEAL Paradise Village showed off the gold medals and certificates they were awarded after achieving top marks in their studies, while a Class 8 student returned from a national singing competition with a highly commendable second prize. […]

HEAL student sings with voice of an Angel at national competition

HEAL is celebrating a spectacular success after one of its Paradise Village students, 13-year-old Angel Vennela, achieved a second-place finish in a prestigious national schools competition. On the weekend of Children’s Day, the 24th annual Balotsav children’s festival attracted 5,000 competitors from 300 schools across India and a team from HEAL Paradise Village School was […]

Teaching HEAL children to reach for the stars

EMPOWERMENT was the key word on everyone’s lips at HEAL Paradise Village when motivational speaker Dr Gadde V Rao offered words of inspiration to students and staff alike. A former senior manager with major multinational companies like AT&T and Pepsi, Dr Rao these days offers training, coaching and consultancy services through his MPowerMe project in […]

HEAL – The Journey

The Stirring: It all started nearly five decades ago when a teen-aged medical student in Guntur, a large town in Andhra Pradesh State in India, was touched by the sights of misery and deprivation being experienced by people in poverty around where he lived. This stirring in Satya Prasad Koneru led to the first step […]